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Skulls and crossbones.

Discussion in 'Okie Memorial Area' started by okie, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. They suck bad.

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  2. They are the greatest ever.

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  3. Don't have an opinion.

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  1. When I was a little kid I had decals on my bike with skulls and couldn't wait to be grown up so I could get a Skull and Crossbones tattoo. I thought anything pirate related was the coolest. Over half a century later I still don't have a tattoo. I do however have several different Skull and bones T-shirts and a Skull ring like the one that Rolling Stones guy wears. I wouldn't wear them out of the house because I don't want to offend some people that associate these items with totenkopfs. Nowdays every weirdo kid has skinny jeans, Converse tennis shoes and a skull and bones something or other. To me it is no longer unique. YMMV. tom.:cool:
     
  2. HollowHead

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    I remember that! HH
     


  3. Huaco Kid

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    We would get the Jolly Roger flags and plastic skulls at the county fair each year and would use them to decorate the forts we built in the woods.

    I preferred the skull tattoo with the snake going into and out of it's eye sockets.
     
  4. Fun while we were kids. AAARRRR! I've seen a few of those Tatts as well. tom.:cool:
     
  5. John Rambo

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    I hoist a Jolly Roger once a year for the Gaspirilla celebration, commemorating a pirate who may or may never have existed.

    Other than that, unless its some girl trying to be cute, they're ridiculous.
     
  6. Huaco Kid

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  7. Huaco Kid

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    Mr. Yuck is mean.

    Mr. Yuck is GREEN!!
     
  8. Too late, but thanks anyway.:faint:

    "If Jose Gaspar did not exist, it would have been necessary to invent him."--Voltaire
     
  9. mac66

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    Glorifying death through the remains of a dead body? I don't get it.:dunno:
     
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    You don't have to be so literal.
     
  11. I don't have a problem with it.

    Years ago, while visiting Disneyland, wifey bought me a Pirates of the Carribbean hat (my alltime favorite ride) @ the Orleans Place souvenir shop. This was before the movie PotC and the logo change...

    [​IMG]

    I've worn it on every subsequent visit and folk ask where to find them. Guess I can send 'em your way, huh Mark?
     
  12. zukyota

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    I bought a crystal skull at the Smithsonian in D.C. It's pretty cool. Had to edit when I noticed my avatar. I like it to.
     
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  13. I also bought a small skull shaped bottle of Crystal Vodka for the container. I may drink the contents or maybe not. tom.:cool:
     
  14. certifiedfunds

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    That is Dan Akroyd's vodka


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  15. Yes it is. I wanted the larger size but not bad enough to get off my wallet. tom.:embarassed:
     
  16. certifiedfunds

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    I bought a bottle too. Our local grocer was selling autographed bottles at same price. :)


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  18. jakebrake

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    they used to be cool....then they became so cliche, as to become a joke.

    and , oh yeah... the s.s. wearing them....that kinda wrecked it.
     
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